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2017
SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2017
Live at Radio City Musical Hall

Jefferson Mays — Nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Play

Show: 
Oslo

Role:
Terje Rød-Larsen, who with his wife Mona Juul coordinated top-secret peace negotiations between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat in the early 1990s.

Bio Brief:
Mays earned a Tony nomination for his Broadway stint in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder; he previously won for I Am My Own Wife and appeared in The Front Page, The Best Man, Pygmalion and Journey’s End.

Other Honors For This Role:
—Drama League nomination for the Distinguished Performance Award

Tony History:
2004:
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play, I Am My Own Wife
2014: Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

Other Nominees for Best Leading Actor in a Play